Philippines, Muslim rebels sign peace pact
Muslim rebels waging a four-decade insurgency in the Philippines signed a historic pact with the government on Monday to end the conflict, but both sides warned the road to peace had only just begun.
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Speech of President Aquino on the Framework Agreement with the MILF, October 7, 2012 (full English)
We have counted two generations since conflict began in Mindanao, a cycle of violence that has claimed the lives of more than a hundred thousand Filipinos —soldiers, warriors, and innocent civilians who all needlessly shed their blood.
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Legarda Hails House's Approval of Kasambahay Bill
Senator Loren Legarda today hailed the House of Representatives' approval of House Bill 6144, or their version of Senate Bill 78, otherwise known as the Kasambahay Bill, which was approved by the Senate last December 2010.
Legarda Wants to Institutionalize Mandatory Universal Healthcare Coverage for Poor Families
Senator Loren Legarda called for the immediate passage of a bill institutionalizing mandatory universal healthcare coverage for poor families as she expressed full support for the P12.6-billion allocation in the proposed 2013 national government budget that will cover PhilHealth premiums of 5.2 million poorest households.
Legarda Pushes for "World Interfaith Harmony Week"
Senator Loren Legarda has filed a bill that aims to establish the first week of February as "World Interfaith Harmony Week" in the Philippines, following a 2010 United Nations resolution declaring the same.
PH is now Asia's strongest-performing economy, says expert
Amid a disaster, here comes some good news.
This, as an expert claims Philippines is now the strongest-performing economy in Asia, thanks to improved exports even in a weak global environment.
PLDT Smart SME Nation puts focus on entrepreneurs at the Asia SME Summit (Tue, 05 Jul 2016)
In a changing, digitally-powered global market, Filipino entrepreneurs must aggregate and capitalize on the best insights The post PLDT Smart SME Nation puts focus on entrepreneurs at the Asia SME Summit appeared first on Good News Pilipinas. Related posts: PLDT Smart SME Nation, PayMaya launch the first-ever Summer CLIC! E-Bazaar to drive digital payments and commerce solutions PLDT Smart SME Nation hosts Coffee Talks with Anthony Pangilinan PLDT Smart SME Nation takes Bozz awardees to Silicon Valley for once-in-a-lifetime learning experience PHL major telecoms partner up to help entrepreneurs
Jollibee launches new Pinoy pride jingle and music video for Independence Day (Mon, 04 Jul 2016)
The country’s number one fast food chain has released its latest anthem performed by Rachelle Ann Go and Darren Espanto that is sure to make Filipinos #PinoyAndProud. The post Jollibee launches new Pinoy pride jingle and music video for Independence Day appeared first on Good News Pilipinas. Related posts: Jollibee stages grandest star-studded Independence Day bash on June 11 Katy Perry features Taal Volcano in latest music video Roar Darren’s ‘Chandelier’ performance impresses Nicki Minaj Google designs ‘doodle’ for Philippines’ Independence Day
PHL Philharmonic Orchestra debuts in Carnegie Hall (Mon, 04 Jul 2016)
The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) made its Carnegie Hall debut in June, performing both world classical music and Filipino classics The post PHL Philharmonic Orchestra debuts in Carnegie Hall appeared first on Good News Pilipinas. Related posts: 1st Fil-Am Orchestra leads PH Independence Day rites Filipino immigrants honored by Carnegie New York Pinoy rondalla ensemble on the world stage Triple Fret Filipina guitarists win Japan guitar fest
8 Fil-Am heroes awarded Gawad Bayani in San Francisco (Mon, 04 Jul 2016)
Eight Filipino-Americans were given the Gawad Bayani “2016 Kalayaan Heroes” award during the Philippine Independence Day celebrations The post 8 Fil-Am heroes awarded Gawad Bayani in San Francisco appeared first on Good News Pilipinas. Related posts: Manila immigrant artists showcased in San Francisco Modern-day Filipinos honored as ‘Heroes for Better’ Fil-Am emergency worker awarded 911 Local Hero Pinoy scientist wins at American Biz Awards in San Francisco
Marvin Agustin’s Entreplab School teaches business success (Mon, 04 Jul 2016)
Top businessman and actor Marvin Agustin’s Entreplab School is the celebrity entrepreneur’s newest project that offers a new kind of learning The post Marvin Agustin’s Entreplab School teaches business success appeared first on Good News Pilipinas. Related posts: Success When Will You Be Mine? STI partners with DepEd to educate out-of-school-youth Carmina Villarroel’s shoe brand a major success Should you franchise your business?
Why Is It Important To Work With All Our Hearts? (Mon, 04 Jul 2016)
Do you love the work that you’re doing or are you just doing it because you’re being forced to do it? The post Why Is It Important To Work With All Our Hearts? appeared first on Good News Pilipinas. Related posts: Is God Your First Option or Last Option? Are You Already Feeling Hopeless? There Are No Shortcuts In This Life It Is Better to Give Rather Than To Receive